Staff Directory

Office Staff

Administration

April Perkins

Principal

Website | Email | april_perkins@pender.k12.nc.us

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Tiffany George

Assistant Principal

Email | tiffany_george@pender.k12.nc.us

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Front Office

Jan Richardson

Data Manager

Email | jan_richardson@pender.k12.nc.us

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Richard Schoenleber

Treasurer

Email | richard_schoenleber@pender.k12.nc.us

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Teachers

Pre-K

Davis, Carrie

Teacher

Website | Email | carrie_davis@pender.k12.nc.us

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Hayes, Kimberly

Teacher

Website | Email | kimberly_hayes@pender.k12.nc.us

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Huntley, Catherine

Teacher Assistant

Website | Email | catherine_huntley@pender.k12.nc.us

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Milam, Crystal

Teacher Assistant

Website | Email | crystal_milam@pender.k12.nc.us

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Nixon, Laura

Teacher

Website | Email | laura_nixon@pender.k12.nc.us

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Reaves, Jennifer

Teacher Assistant

Email | jennifer_reaves@pender.k12.nc.us

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Rogers, Annetta

Teacher Assistant

Email | annetta_rogers@pender.k12.nc.us

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Slezak, Laurie

Teacher Assistant, Watson

Email | laurie_slezak@pender.k12.nc.us

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Stretton, Ashley

Teacher

Website | Email | ashley_stretton@pender.k12.nc.us

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Watson, Kelly

EC Teacher

Website | Email | kelly_watson@pender.k12.nc.us

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Kindergarten

Bogan, Rebecca

Teacher

Website | Email | rebecca_bogan@pender.k12.nc.us

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Brown, Kimberly

Teacher Assistant, Wood

Email | kimberly_brown@pender.k12.nc.us

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Greenwood, Amy

Teacher Assistant, Krynicki

Email | amy_greenwood@pender.k12.nc.us

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Jordan, Valetha

Teacher Assistant, Bogan

Email | valetha_jordan@pender.k12.nc.us

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Krynicki, Mary

Teacher

Website | Email | mary_krynicki@pender.k12.nc.us

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Wood, Tara

Teacher

Website | Email | tara_wood@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My name is Tara Wood, and I have both undergraduate and master's degrees from UNCW in elementary education. I am also a National Board Certified teacher. This is my 13th year of teaching. I currently teach a Kindergarten and 1st grade combination class.

First Grade

Atanasoff, Deanna

Teacher

Website | Email | deanna_atanasoff@pender.k12.nc.us

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Barnette, Jessica

Teacher

Website | Email | jessica_barnette@pender.k12.nc.us

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Brown, David

Teacher Assistant, Barnette & Atanasoff

Email | david_brown@pender.k12.nc.us

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Brown, Kimberly

Teacher Assistant, Wood

Email | kimberly_brown@pender.k12.nc.us

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Caison, Teresa

Teacher Assistant, Foster

Email | teresa_caison@pender.k12.nc.us

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Foster, Holly

Teacher

Website | Email | holly_foster@pender.k12.nc.us

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Wood, Tara

Teacher

Website | Email | tara_wood@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My name is Tara Wood, and I have both undergraduate and master's degrees from UNCW in elementary education. I am also a National Board Certified teacher. This is my 13th year of teaching. I currently teach a Kindergarten and 1st grade combination class.

Second Grade

Caison, Teresa

Teacher Assistant, Foster

Email | teresa_caison@pender.k12.nc.us

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Eakins, Linda

Teacher

Website | Email | linda_eakins@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My name is Linda Eakins and I teach Second Grade at Rocky Point Elementary School. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1985. I began teaching at Rocky Point Elementary School in January 1986 until present.

Foster, Holly

Teacher

Website | Email | holly_foster@pender.k12.nc.us

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Harrison, Holly

Teacher

Website | Email | holly_harrison@pender.k12.nc.us

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Roney, Natasha

Teacher

Website | Email | natasha_roney@pender.k12.nc.us

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Third Grade

Allder, Alyssa

Teacher

Website | Email | alyssa_allder@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I have been teaching 3rd grade at Rocky Point for 5 years. I have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a master's degree in Language in Literacy from UNCW.

Black, Marcie

Teacher

Website | Email | marcie_black@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I graduated from Penn State University. I have been teaching 3rd grade at Rocky Point for three years. I adore the children and families in our community.

Clark, John

Teacher

Website | Email | john_clark@pender.k12.nc.us

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Holliday, Sarah

Teacher

Website | Email | sarah_holliday@pender.k12.nc.us

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Fourth Grade

Ridenour, Brittany

Teacher

Website | Email | brittany_ridenour@pender.k12.nc.us

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Manson, Joy

Teacher

Website | Email | joy_manson@pender.k12.nc.us

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Fifth Grade

Cipicchio, Beth

Teacher

Website | Email | beth_cipicchio@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I am currently teaching fifth grade at Rocky Point elementary school. Prior to teaching here at Rocky Point I have held positions as an elementary school teacher in various grades, a middle school teacher , and a gifted specialist in other counties here in North Carolina and Virginia.

Pierson, Zachary

Teacher

Website | Email | zachary_pierson@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My name is Zach Pierson and I am a 5th grade teacher here at Rocky Point Elementary School. This is my third year teaching for Pender County Schools.

Woolf, Amanda

Teacher

Website | Email | amanda_woolf@pender.k12.nc.us

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Specials

Amigo, Louis

Physical Education Teacher

Website | Email | louis_amigo@pender.k12.nc.us

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Batten, Gail

Art Teacher

Website | Email | gail_batten@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Graduated from UNCW in Elementary Ed. Previously taught Kindergarten and Second grades. First year as an art teacher and a Rocky Point Ram!

Singer, Teresa

Music Teacher

Website | Email | teresa_singer@pender.k12.nc.us

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Warrick, Sara

Media Specialist

Website | Email | sara_warrick@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Hello! I'm Miss Sara, The media specialist (librarian) at RPE. I have a bachelors in English/Creative Writing from Christopher Newport University, and a Masters in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. I love books, technology, and finding new ways to explore knowledge with our students!

Student Support

Barras, Rebecca

Exceptional Children's Teacher

Website | Email | rebecca_barras@pender.k12.nc.us

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Bloech, Lyndsay

ESL Teacher, 3-5

Website | Email | lyndsay_bloech@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I am the ESL/Migrant Educator for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade at Rocky Point Elementary. In my career I have taught 1st, 4th, and 5th grades. I enjoy working with our upper grades EL students here at Rocky Point.

Daniels, Melinda

ESL Teacher, K-2

Website | Email | melinda_daniels@pender.k12.nc.us

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McFadden, Sheryl

Exceptional Children Teacher and Facilitator

Website | Email | sheryl_mcfadden@pender.k12.nc.us

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Student Services

Bishop, Christy

Title 1 Literacy Coach

Website | Email | christy_bishop@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I am our K-5 Reading Interventionist and Title 1 Lead at RPE. I work on building basic reading, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills with small groups of students. I also serve as a member on our MTSS, SIT, PBIS, and Academic and Enrichment Committees and help organize and document Title 1 events and requirements!

Crooks, Corinne

AIG

Email |dorothy_crooks@pender.k12.nc.us

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Gales, Glenda

Math Coach

Email | glenda_gales@pender.k12.nc.us

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Harrell, Amanda

Counselor

Website | Email | amanda_harrell@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My role as school counselor is to assist all students in developing socially, emotionally and academically. I have been a counselor for 15 years and absolutely love being an advocate for children!

Hood, Barry

Student Support Specialist

Email | barry_hood@pender.k12.nc.us

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Klein, McKenzie

Occupational Therapist

Email | mckenzie_klein@pender.k12.nc.us

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McMurray, Jill

School Psychologist

Email | jill_mcmurray@pender.k12.nc.us

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McTee, Fran

Speech Therapist

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Richardson, Susannah

District Translator

Email | susannah_richardson@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | I graduated University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2013 with degrees in Spanish and Creative Writing. I have worked as District Translator for Pender County Schools for over three years. In my free time I love traveling, reading, going to the beach, hiking, and spending time with my family & my husband Stephen.


Wheeler, Christina

Interpreter

Email | christina_wheeler@pender.k12.nc.us

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Exceptional Child Pre K Administration

Ray, Kate

Preschool Program Specialist

Email | katherine_ray@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | My name is Kate Ray and I am the Exceptional Children’s Preschool Program Specialist. I have been working with Pender County Schools since 2006. My undergraduate degree is in the Education of Young Children from UNCW , my Master’s degree is in Early Childhood Special Education (ages 0-8), and I hold a NC teaching licensure in Birth-Kindergarten and Special Education General Curriculum K-12. I taught in a special education preschool classroom for 5 years prior to working in my current role.


Mendez, Sara

Preschool Program Facilitator

Email | sara_mendez@pender.k12.nc.us

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